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Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

  • Designation: Pittsburgh
  • Head Count: 466
  • Gross Revenues: $296,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $635,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $670,000
  • Year Over Year Change: N/A

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney is a Pittsburgh-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney has 466 attorneys and is the 94th largest firm in the United States.  With $290,500,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 110th on The American Lawyer's 2016 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in CA, CO, DC, DE, FL, KY, LA, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA and VA.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 113 6 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 113 -3 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 79 17 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard NR N/A Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

Nortel Distribution Appeal Gets Third Circuit Jump-Start

Tom McParland : Delaware Business Court Insider : May 25, 2016

A Delaware federal judge has certified an appeal of a bankruptcy court's unusual method for distributing $7.3 billion raised in Nortel Network's protracted bankruptcy proceeding, saying a review by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit would materially advance a case that has already dragged on for seven years.

Fenwick & West Heads to NYC, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 25, 2016

Silicon Valley stalwart Fenwick & West is poised to set up shop in the Big Apple; Boies Schiller brings on two more litigators; Ropes & Gray grabs another private equity pro in London; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Fewer Pa. Firms Found on Am Law 200

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : May 24, 2016

Movement up the rankings by some Pennsylvania law firms and a drop off by another has left just two Keystone State firms on the Am Law 200 this year..

Legislative Lobbying Firm Fees Top $35M in First Quarter

Jim Saunders News Service of Florida : Daily Business Review : May 18, 2016

Lobbying firms pulled in more than $35 million during the first three months of the year for their work in the Legislature, with five firms each earning at least $1 million, according to newly filed reports.

Cybersecurity Hiring Stays Hot, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 11, 2016

A quartet of cybersecurity pros plies their wares at new firms; Blank Rome hires a former U.S. senator; Cooley adds a high-powered private equity team; Orrick adds again in Paris; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Autism, Pharma and Expert Testimony on Monday's 'The American Law Journal'

: The Legal Intelligencer : May 09, 2016

A recent study published in the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA) shows a link between autism and SSRI use by pregnant women. Why is this unlikely to see the inside of a courtroom anytime soon?

Attorneys Leads Long-time Client to Loan for Big Growth at Aventura Mall

: Daily Business Review : May 07, 2016

Buchanan Ingersoll's Jack Kessler helped Turnberry Associates secure a construction loan to expand the largest shopping mall in the U.S.

10 Years On, South Florida Dealmakers on Bigger Stage

: Daily Business Review : May 07, 2016

The 10th annual Top Dealmakers special section highlights the work of top attorneys, brokers and others on big-dollar transactions.

Smith Gambrell Expands Revenue and Footprint With Slight Profit Dip

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : May 06, 2016

Smith Gambrell & Russell's chairman, Stephen Forte, said he was pleased with the firm's performance in 2015.

Pa. Law Firms Face Challenge in Matching 2015's Real Estate Boom

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : May 03, 2016

Pennsylvania's largest law firms had above-average financial performances in 2015, often driven by blockbuster years for their real estate practices. While real estate lawyers are still largely bullish through at least 2016, there are signs of a slowdown on the horizon, and the question now becomes how to replicate what was at times double-digit growth.

People in the News—May 3, 2016—Jacobson & John

: The Legal Intelligencer : May 03, 2016

Jacobson & John partner Hollie B. John is set to present as part of Lehigh University's 44th Special Education Law Conference.

Lifetime Achievement Award Winners Announced

: The Legal Intelligencer : April 28, 2016

The Legal will be presenting a group of Pennsylvania luminaries with Lifetime Achievement Awards.

People in the News—April 27, 2016—Blank Rome

: The Legal Intelligencer : April 27, 2016

Blank Rome partner Nicholas C. Harbist is set to moderate the "Regulators' Roundtable: The Latest in Government Enforcement" at the American Bar Association's seventh annual National Institute on Internal Corporate Investigations and Forum for In-House Counsel, which is scheduled from Wednesday to Friday in Washington, D.C.

Slump in Energy Market Brings More Restructuring Activity

Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : April 25, 2016

When Pennsylvania landowners and companies began to cash in on the Marcellus Shale, local law firms expected a greater need for energy-related legal work, but the more recent slump in energy prices has left a number of energy companies reeling, bringing more bankruptcy and ­restructuring work to some firms.

Court OKs Uber Subsidiary in Pa.

Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : April 19, 2016

A subsidiary of the ride-sharing giant Uber will be able to operate in Pennsylvania, the Commonwealth Court has ruled.

Energy Market Doldrums Spark Royalty Litigation

Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : April 18, 2016

As players in the energy industry continue to grapple with low gas prices, energy lawyers have noticed an uptick in royalty-related litigation.

Ex-Partner's Suit Against Blank Rome Sent to Arbitration

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : April 05, 2016

A Philadelphia judge has sent the majority of a former partner's claims against Blank Rome to arbitration, closing the blinds on a suit both sides sought to handle privately, albeit at different times.

Corporations Are Moving Work to Less Traditional Law Firms

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : March 29, 2016

While convergence is far from new, general counsel have expressed a growing willingness to experiment with smaller firms and a skepticism of some of the techniques used by larger firms to address costs.

Quandary: Attorneys Puzzle Over Protection for Doing Business in Cuba

Monika Gonzalez Mesa : Daily Business Review : March 25, 2016

Wary U.S. attorneys want the option of arbitration in a third country if they run into problems on contracts in Cuba.

Lynn Accuses DA's Appeal of Playing to Emotions, Not Facts

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : March 22, 2016

Monsignor William Lynn, whose conviction for endangering the welfare of children molested by other priests was vacated last year, attacked in court papers Tuesday the Philadelphia District Attorney's appeal of the reversal as "breathtakingly dishonest."

More Notable Laterals: The Runners-Up

Lizzy McLellan : The Legal Intelligencer : March 22, 2016

Aside from the list of top lateral hires, a number of attorneys made moves worth noting in 2015.

Review Announces Finalists for Annual Top Dealmakers

Staff Report : Daily Business Review : March 22, 2016

The Daily Business Review announces the finalists in 14 categories for Top Dealmaker awards.

Obama Not the Only American Lawyer Looking at Cuban Opportunities

Nell Gluckman and Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 21, 2016

Akerman, Akin Gump, Gibson Dunn and Jones Day are busy advising clients on potential initiatives in Cuba, as President Obama makes a historic visit to the Caribbean island nation ahead of a goodwill-inducing baseball game Tuesday.

McGuireWoods Takes Team of Reed Smith Finance Litigators

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : March 21, 2016

McGuireWoods is set to hire a team of lawyers from Reed Smith's Pittsburgh office led by partner Mary Hackett, a former head of Reed Smith's financial services litigation group, Reed Smith has confirmed.

People in the News—March 21, 2016—Curtin & Heefner

: The Legal Intelligencer : March 19, 2016

Mark L. Freed joined Curtin & Heefner as a partner and Ernest W. Schoellkopff joined the firm as an associate.

Blank Rome Says Ex-Partner Seeks Arbitration 'End-Run'

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : March 14, 2016

Blank Rome wants a dispute with one of its former partners sent to mandatory arbitration, arguing the partner added claims to his suit as an "end-run" around the partnership agreement's arbitration provisions.

DA Asks Pa. Justices to Reinstate Lynn Conviction

Max Mitchell : The Legal Intelligencer : March 11, 2016

The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office has asked the state Supreme Court to determine whether the Superior Court overstepped its bounds when it overturned the conviction of Monsignor William J. Lynn, the first Catholic Church ­administrative official convicted over conduct by other priests.

New Partners Yearbook 2016

: New Jersey Law Journal : March 11, 2016

The Law Journal's annual yearbook on new partners, including lateral hires, in New Jersey.

D4 Continues Expansion Strategy with Landmark Acquisition

Mike Susong : Legaltech News : March 02, 2016

Discovery services providers continue to expand in response to data proliferation and client demands.

People in the News—March 1, 2016—Montgomery McCracken

: The Legal Intelligencer : March 01, 2016

Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads partner David S. Blum is set to receive the Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law Diversity Award on Wednesday.